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Entry Requirements

 Suitability is assessed at interview.  Eligibility for this course will depend on:

Progression from Software Applications/Computing Systems & Networks  Level 5 courses or equivalent (or) other appropriate qualifications in Information Technology (or) relevant work experience

1 year Full-time

Entry Reqirements

 

Suitability is assessed at interview.  Eligibility for this course will depend on:

Progression from Software Applications/Computing Systems & Networks  Level 5 courses or equivalent (or) other appropriate qualifications in Information Technology (or) relevant work experience.

About the course

Aim

As applications of networking technologies continue to expand, there will be more and more opportunities for qualified information and communication technology (ICT) specialists to design, install, secure, and manage their networks. To help students prepare for this growing industry, this course emphasises not only the practical application of network technology, but also of the development of career skills such as critical thinking, problem solving and collaboration.

Modules include

• Physical and Logical Networking
• Systems Software
• Information Technology Administration
• Network Infrastructure
• Network Security
• Digital Compliance
• Team Leadership
• Work Experience

 

CCNA Cisco Academy

The College is an approved CISCO Networking Academy. As part of this programme, students benefit from applying class and lab based learning to real world network problem solving and implementation. 

Work Experience

Students are encouraged to acquire relevant work placement to enhance their programme of study. 

Progression:

Graduates who have successfully completed the course and meet certain matriculation requirements may be suitable for the Advanced Entry route to DIT (Dublin Institute of Technology) into Year 2 of the Honours Degree in Computing (DT211) or Year 2 in the Degree in Network Technologies (DT080).

Other Advanced Progression links are also available. Students can also progress to further studies in IT Colleges through the Higher Education Links Scheme.

Modules offered may be subject to change due to resource demands or requirements under the new Common Awards System.

 

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